Board of Director Bios
A resident of Tequesta, Susan is Vice President and Director of Interior Design at Peacock + Lewis, AIA. She holds a bachelor’s
degree in Interior Design from the University of Florida and has provided design services for many corporate, educational, hospitality, and health-care facilities for over 25 years. Susan is a licensed Interior Designer in the State of Florida and a professional member of the American Society of Interior Designers.
Laurel H. Brower
Devoted student at Lighthouse ArtCenter, Laurel Brower enthusiastically studies with a variety of art instructors. She was born in Pennsylvania, raised in Littleton, Colorado, and currently resides in The Loxahatchee Club in Jupiter, Florida, with her husband William Brower. In addition to obtaining her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Colorado State University, Mrs. Brower studied at Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and Ringling School of Art in North Carolina. She also has served a variety of positions, such as President, Vice President and Treasurer for the league of Women Voters, Woman’s Club, Pony Club, 4H and Bald Peak Colony Club. Mrs. Brower’s passion for the arts, golf and raising horses led her to be part of several affiliations, such as American Quarter Horse Association, United States Equine Federation, United States Golf Association, The Loxahatchee Club and the Lighthouse ArtCenter. Passionate about painting her favorite subjects, dog and horse portraits,she also enjoys golf and skiing in her spare time.
David Click, Esq.
Tequesta resident and local attorney David Click has been serving clients in Palm Beach County since 1984 and is one of 350 attorneys in Florida who are certified in wills, trusts and estates. David is president of the Yale Club of the Palm Beaches, Scholarship Chairman of the Jupiter-Tequesta Kiwanis Club, a past director of the Lighthouse Gallery Foundation, a member of the Planned Giving Committee of Jupiter Medical Center and a member of the Corporate Board of Jupiter Medical Center. He is also a graduate of Leadership Palm Beach County, a past president of the Palm Beach County Estate Planning Council and a recipient of the Cultural Activities Award of the Palm Beach County Bar Association.
Patricia DeAloia, Secretary
An active member of the community, Pat DeAloia has served on several fundraising committees and is presently on two community boards. Patricia was born and raised in Washington, DC., and is married to Blaise DeAloia. She went on to earn her Bachelor of Science in Business Management and MBA, both from the University of Maryland. She founded and was CEO of Integrated Technologies, Inc., specializing in advanced technology enterprise network engineering, primarily for the Department of Defense. After more than 30 years in the information technology business, Mrs. DeAloia sold her business in 2007, to retire and is now an avid golfer. She is also a football fan and enjoys traveling. Mrs. DeAloia is a member of Annapolis Yacht Club, Tucker’s Point Club (Bermuda,) Jupiter Hills Club, Navy Golf club and served on committees and boards for Annapolis Harbour Associations, Claridge Homeowners, Anne Arundel Medical Center Foundation, Hospice of the Chesapeake and is a member of an Annapolis Ladies Book Club.
Peter Gloggner, Vice President
Peter is a graduate of the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri, and holds a Master in Business Administration from William Woods University in Fulton, Missouri. He is a member of the Society of Human Resource Management, and has achieved a Senior Professional Human Resources certification. Peter oversees employment, volunteer services, team member relations and leadership development at Jupiter Medical Center, all of which are built on the foundation of Relationship Based Care (RBC). RBC is JMC’s care delivery model that focuses on attention to relationships, ultimately allowing team members to provide the best experience possible for patients, families and coworkers. In addition, Peter oversees compensation, benefits, team-member health services and recruitment. Prior to joining Jupiter Medical Center in 2011, he served as Vice President of Human Resources at Union Hospital in Elkton, Maryland, for more than six years.
Cathy Helowicz grew up near Annapolis, Maryland. She pursued international studies in school and worked in computer science with the National Security Agency for 17 years before she finally got the chance to pursue her lifelong dream of becoming an author. Cathy is now a writer and publisher of children’s books, as well as working on her first novels. When she isn't engaging in her love for the arts, Cathy enjoys giving back to the community. Her volunteer service includes serving for four years as an assistant instructor at the Maryland Therapeutic Riding Center in Annapolis, Maryland, as well as helping with their many fundraising activities. She currently serves on the board for the MdDS Balance Disorder Foundation and is the President of her HOA. In addition to serving on several committees for the Lighthouse ArtCenter, Cathy was the Chair for D’Art for Art 2010, 2011 and 2012. She also received the Shine Award in 2012 for her exceptional dedication to helping the Museum and the School of Art
fulfill its goals in serving the local arts community.
Jim Johnson was the founder and CEO of the Brand Union, a global branding, sales strategy and marketing communications consultancy, owned by the WPP Group. During Jim’s 12 year tenure as CEO, he directed the growth of the company from a single office with 20 employees in New York City, to a global firm with 28 offices in 22 countries with a staff of over 800.
In 2006 Jim formed the Resonant Strategy Group, a consulting firm focused on research, development and applications of leading edge branding and sales strategies for organizations in today’s rapidly changing business environments.
Jim’s primary role is that of a hands-on program manager for major clients undergoing complex brand development and sales improvement programs. These involvements encompass both business-to-business, consumer and non-profit clients in the Americas, Europe and Asia.
Jim’s experience, forward thinking and pioneering reputation, has made him a sought after speaker. Some examples include engagements throughout the world for the Conference Board, Design Management Institute, Georgetown University, New Zealand Trade Development Board, PDVSA (Venezuela’s OPEC oil company), the Business Development Council, Cargill Corporation, AT&T, Ford and Intercontinental Hotels.
A resident of Jupiter and Harbor Springs, Mich., Barbara graduated from Michigan State University with a bachelor of science
degree. When she lived in Michigan, she served on the Board and was Chair of the Arts Council.
Colette K. Meyer, Esq., Immediate Past President
Colette K. Meyer established Meyer Law Firm in 1998 after having been counsel to the international law firm of Donovan, Leisure, Newton & Irvine, in their Palm Beach, Florida, office. Ms. Meyer’s practice is focused on assisting families with Trust and Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Administration, and Real Estate Matters. Meyer Law Firm generously sponsors our 3rd Thursdays.
Barbara McInerney shares her time between Bethesda, Maryland and North Palm Beach, Florida. She obtained BS and MS degrees in Education and began her career as a high school geometry teacher. She and her husband founded and operated a successful real estate development business with offices in Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. Over the years, she has donated her time serving as chairman of various committees for numerous charitable organizations. As a resident of Lost Tree Village, in
North Palm Beach, with an avid interest in oil painting, Mrs. McInerney is credited with developing an Art Center in her community. She secured the space in a building, developed a highly regarded and popular art program for the Lost Tree residents and co-chaired, and subsequently chaired, the Lost Tree Art Show and dinner, to which over fifty percent of the members of the community attended.
Jane has been a student at the ArtCenter for several years. She has had the opportunity to take classes in different media from its
outstanding faculty. Recently, she has decided her real passion is oil painting in Plein Air. She received her bachelor of science in Education from The Ohio State University and has a master of science in Special Education from Pennsylvania State University. After retiring from teaching in the public school system, Jane became an active volunteer in teaching adult literacy and
English as a second language. She has been involved in the arts and has various cultural affiliations in Pennsylvania, New York and Florida, serving in some capacity as either a volunteer or as a member. Jane and her husband are residents of Jupiter, Fla., and maintain a second home in Doylestown, Pa.
Anne Cannon Palumbo
A resident of Jupiter Island (and Maryland), Anne is an art historian who received her Ph.D. from the University of Maryland in 1982. She has been a board member of many nonprofits in addition to serving on the board of the Lighthouse ArtCenter. Her career includes: professional lecturer, Department of Art, George Washington University; Smithsonian Fellow, Smithsonian Museum of American Art; and director, Art in Public Places, Prince George’s County, Maryland.
Born in Michigan, Ruth turned her passion for nature and photography into her life’s work. From wildlife in Africa to the undersea world of the Pacific Rim, her love for the natural world has taken her to exotic and remote parts of the world in pursuit of her subject matter. In the Solomon Islands, a new dive site was named after her: “Ruthie’s Ridge.” A renowned photographer with many awards to her credit, Ruth’s work has been exhibited in the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, the Vero Beach Museum of Art, the Crooked Tree Art Center in Petoski, Michigan, and in our own Lighthouse ArtCenter. Her work has appeared in the Natural History
of Fishes and other scientific publications with Dr. Eugene Clark. She has won several awards from: The American Society of Media Photographers; The Crooked Tree Art Center; and a gold medal for International Underwater Photography in Egypt.
Frederick B. Putney, Ph.D., President
Frederick Putney was born in Missoula, Montana, and attended the University of Washington. He served in the U.S. Navy for five years following graduation before obtaining his Ph.D. from Stanford University. Fred served on the faculty of Columbia Business School for 40 years, originating a course in Investment Strategies and additionally serving as Deputy Vice President for the Health Services Campuses of the university. He is the co-founder of Riverside Group, which provides corporate training and development to major institutions and nonprofit organizations. He also co-founded Brownson & Associates (Brownson, Rehmus & Foxworth’s predecessor organization) in 1969, having developed the proprietary “Base Case” software, still used today by BRF in its updated version. Fred currently serves as the investment strategist for BRF.
Rosalie Roush grew up in the Boston area and attended Brandeis University. She has been an active fundraiser and volunteer for the past 20 years in various cities, assisting social service agencies, including Seagull Industries, schools and a hospital, among others. Other community leadership roles included serving as a director for her children’s school board and serving on a congregational board.
A native of upstate New York, Jennifer Schorr is a winter resident of Jupiter and summer resident of Sea Girt, NJ. After earning
her BA in English Literature from the University of Central Florida and an MBA from Binghamton University (State University
of New York), she worked as a systems analyst for Corning, Inc and IBM. She then served as University Registrar and Special Assistant to the Provost at Binghamton University, retiring in 2009. Jennifer served on numerous nonprofit boards in Binghamton,
including United Health Services Foundation, Association for Vision Rehabilitation and Employment, Binghamton Philharmonic, and Women's Fund of South Central NY. She has served on the Lighthouse ArtCenter Plein Air committee since its inception. Jennifer
has taken numerous drawing and painting classes at the Lighthouse ArtCenter and is particularly interested in portraiture. She also loves literature, music, and travel.
Susan Namm Spencer
A resident of Jupiter (and Larchmont, New York), Susan graduated with a B.S. degree in Mass Communications from Emerson
College. Her past work experience includes fifteen years of various Vice Presidential management and marketing assignments at Citibank/ Citigroup. She also served as CEO and Marketing Director of two (New York and Connecticut) HMOs. Board assignments have included the YWCA of Greater New York City, The National Advisory Council of the Conservation Fund, Surprise Lake Camp and Emerson College. A strong advocate of children’s programs, Susan participated in the Guardian Ad Litem volunteer program
in Palm Beach County and continues her twelve-year, weekly commitment to the Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County, where she is a reading specialist for Head Start children.
Robert Trevisani was born in Boston Ma, attended Boston College, Boston College School of law, and New York University Graduate School of Law. He practiced international law and was an adjunct professor of law at Boston University Graduate School of Law and Boston College Law School-where he served as a member of its Board of Overseers. He was admitted to the bars of
Massachusetts , New York and the District of Columbia. He was Chair of the General Practice Section and member of the Management Committee and Governing Council of the International Bar Association headquartered in London England, representing more that 1.5 million lawyers from 150 countries.
Mr. Trevisani has served on the Board of directors of several public and private companies. He is the founder and President of the Commonwealth Charitable Fund, Inc a non profit organization the mission of which is to foster leadership through education.
Robert and his wife Helen Patricia reside in Jupiter,Fl and have four children. They are members of the Jonathans Landing and Hyannisport golf clubs and the St Botolph Club in Boston. He is a student at the Lighthouse Art Center where he studies landscape painting.
Tricia Trimble, Treasurer
Tricia Trimble is a native Floridian raised on Key Biscayne. She attended Marquette University and graduated from Florida State University with a BA in Communications. She began her career in New York City with WestPoint Pepperell (Martex and Lady Pepperell brands.) During her 12 years with the Fortune 500 company she had several positions in sales and management in New York, Florida, Los Angeles and San Francisco. The most recent was being the Western Regional Sales Manager responsible for a $50 million territory (all states west of the Mississippi.) After she and her husband Tom started their family, she founded Tricia Trimble Marketing, licensing agreements between designers and Fortune 500 companies for the home furnishings industry.
A family illness brought them to South Florida and in 1994 they settled in the Tequesta Country Club with their daughter Walls and identical twin sons John and Michael. She was a stay-at-home mother for 11 years and an active volunteer in the public schools.
In October of 2005 she was hired as the Maltz Jupiter Theatre’s Director of Development. From May 2008 to August 2014, she was the Theatre’s Managing Director, and during this time she co-led the Theatre from a budget of $3.5 million to $6.2 million, a subscription base of 2,300 to 7,650 and a donor base from 695 to 2,733. Through her efforts the Theatre was also able to pay off a large operating debt, expand the physical facility and secure a $10 million endowment.
In August 2014 Tricia joined her husband Tom at Morgan Stanley and formed The Trimble Group based out of the Palm Beach Gardens office. She works full-time as a financial advisor and is a board member of The Boys and Girls Club of Martin County.
Tricia and Tom, as residents of BallenIsles, also enjoy being active participants in the Ballen Isles Charities, wine club, tennis program and dog park.
Roseanne was born in Massachusetts and currently resides on Jupiter Island and Newport, Rhode Island with her husband Dennis. She had a 20-year professional career in Human Relations working for Varian Associates and Digital Equipment in the U.S. and U.K. She attended Northeastern University and Salem State College. In 1991, while living in Toronto, she decided to pursue
a lifelong dream of becoming an artist. She studied at Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario, and later the Cincinnati Academy of Art. In 1996, she and her husband moved to Florence, Italy, where she continued her art studies with Alvaro Baragli, a well known Florentine artist. Since becoming a Florida resident in 2005, she has become a member of the Jupiter Medical Center Foundation Ball Committee, and a Board member of the Jupiter Island Resident’s Association. She is the founder of “Future Players,” an after school music program at Banner Lake in Hobe Sound for children who are at risk.